Louise A. Aasen June 27, 1937 - July 24, 2013
WILLMAR - Louise A. Aasen, 76 of Willmar passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Wednesday July 24, 2013 at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar. Memorial Service will be 2:00 PM Monday, August 5, 2013 at Vinje Lutheran Church in Willmar with visitation one hour prior to the service at church. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery. Arrangements are with Harvey Anderson Funeral Home, www.hafh.org.
Louise Ann (Ruter) Aasen was born in Willmar Minnesota June 27, 1937 to Claus and Anna (Baumann) Ruter. She grew up on the family farm with twelve brothers and sisters. Louise married Aldrich Aasen and was blessed with three children and many years of marriage. Louise and Al had many great ventures together. They owned and operated Booms Drive-In in Spicer, moved to Arizona and later moved back to Willmar where they owned and operated the Shirt Shack. They became foster parents and Louise continued this until her passing.
Louise was a great mother and grandmother; she gave love, laughter and left many memories for all of us to share. She will be deeply missed and remain in our hearts forever.
Louise is survived by daughter, Vicky (Keith) Quale and their children: Michael, Melissa (Adam) Fike; daughter, Sheila and her children: Amanda (Steve) Behm, Benjamin, Bobby and Sarah; five great grandchildren: Rachel, Amarra, Isaac, Vaeda and Conner; sister, Doris Lynam; many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Louise is preceded in death by her husband, Al, son, Douglas, parents, and 12 siblings.